noun, plural a·li·as·es.
Origin of alias
Synonyms for alias
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Contemporary Examples of aliases
Hubbard, who went under the aliases Larry David Barnes and Larry Lamar Ratcliff, moved to Florida in the early 1970s.Los Angeles Police Pin Old Murders of Three Women on Dead Serial Killer
August 3, 2012
Historical Examples of aliases
From under a succession of aliases he uncovered Gorman's real name.From Place to Place
Irvin S. Cobb
"With half a dozen aliases at your back, I dare say," cried Coates.Rookwood
William Harrison Ainsworth
Which will you have, caballero—my nom de guerre, or any other of my aliases?The Tiger-Slayer
All manner of rogues and roguery has immemorially delighted in aliases.Dealings With The Dead
A Sexton of the Old School
What her connection is with this gentleman of aliases I cannot guess.The House of Strange Secrets
A. Eric Bayly
noun plural -ases
Word Origin for alias
"assumed name," c.1600, from alias (adv.).
mid-15c., "otherwise called," from Latin alias "at another time, in another way," from alius "(an)other," from PIE *al- "beyond" (cf. Sanskrit anya "other, different," Avestan anya-, Armenian ail, Greek allos "another," Gothic aljis "other," Old English elles "otherwise, else," Modern English else).